Ron DeSantis Is Being Roundly Mocked for ‘Failure to Launch’

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The Republican Party is conscionable really weird and uncomfortable now.

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis launched his run Wednesday nighttime connected a Twitter Space co-hosted by Elon Musk. Or rather, he tried to motorboat it. It grounded to activity during 20 minutes of almost nary talking, travel coughing, and repeated crashes.

As nan DeSantis-Musk announcement Twitter abstraction deed 680k listeners, Musk conscionable ended it. 20 minutes of almost nary talking and repeated crashes. The app collapsed for maine astatine slightest 16 times while trying to perceive in. What an embarrassing disaster for some Musk and DeSantis.

— Ahmed Baba (@AhmedBaba_) May 24, 2023

The abstraction started pinch 600,000 “listeners” (could beryllium bots), but aft each of nan crashing, by nan clip DeSantis’ motorboat really started, location were astir 300,000 and it plunged down to 192,000 arsenic nan bros whined astir nan media and nan elites and past laughed astir various media outlets referring to them arsenic Nazis. What run doesn’t want laughter complete Nazis successful its opening?

Jason Easley wrote successful our substack, “Gov. DeSantis thought that he was going to beryllium a disruptor by announcing connected Twitter, but nan exertion collapsed and nan arena sounded for illustration a low-quality Nazi bro podcast.”

DeSantis’ effort to hide successful an audio-only format fixed nan meme-worthy results of his video run type appearances didn’t spell well.

Can't make it up, but nan DeSantis Twitter announcement has collapsed because of method issues. His effort to hide down a level that was audio only is now officially a punch line.

— Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) May 24, 2023

Ben Collins reported it devolved into a bunch of group conscionable thanking Elon Musk and complaining astir Twitter.

Ron DeSantis' run announcement has devolved into a bunch of group conscionable thanking Elon Musk and complaining astir Twitter.

— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) May 24, 2023

The reactions were fun, though:

Failure to Launch Crashed #DeSaster

— David Wolf (@DavidWolf777) May 24, 2023

Ok now @jonstewart is victor winner chickenhearted meal connected this DeSantis debacle connected Elon’s Twitter. Enjoy this 1 going done nan meme shape

— Kara Swisher (@karaswisher) May 24, 2023

Musk assists successful different memorable launch: this clip DeSantis SpaceX.

— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) May 24, 2023

Joe Biden’s non-POTUS relationship sewage successful connected nan fun, tweeting:

This nexus works:

— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) May 24, 2023

The motorboat went astir arsenic good arsenic anyone paying attraction to Elon Musk’s mediocre guidance skills anticipated it would. Ron DeSantis mightiness person thought he would look much quality adjacent to Elon, aft each who wouldn’t, but alternatively he sewage eclipsed by Elon’s tech bro instrumentality nine astatine his ain run launch.

Donald Trump reacted to this nonaccomplishment by mocking Ron DeSantis’ “Red Button” which is smaller than Trump’s, according to Kim Jong Un (do you really want to know?).

If this is really nan champion and brightest nan Republican Party has to offer, 2023 is going to surpass 2015 successful position of nan surreal depths to which we person plunged.

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